1885-P VAM-4A Low Dash Under 8, Clashed Obverse n & ust, Reverse M
Discovered by Jeff Oxman, February 1998. Revised 2010.
This coin is a Super CD Morgan Vam.
4A(revised) III2 4 · C3a (Low Dash Under 8, Clashed Obverse n & ust, Reverse M) (188) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 4– Strongly clashed die with partial incuse n of In from reverse next to Liberty head neck and partial ust of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.
Reverse C3a– Clashed die with faint raised designer’s initial M from obverse showing above d in God.
1- If your coin only has the Die Scratch by the 7th star and is unclashed, then you have the VAM-4B.
2- If your coin is NOT clashed and there is NO gouge by the star but your dashed 8 is the same then you have a VAM-4 .
3- This variety is a MDS clasher. Letter transfer is easily seen on the neck and in the hairvee. You must have transfer to be a V4A.
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From Ron1883', Large Full Coin of VAM-4A Images and Attribution By 'MessyDesk @ VSS